GRAND STRATEGY IN 10 WORDS
A Guide to Great Power Politics in the 21st Century
Bristol U.P. - Policy Press
All except China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan
Sven Biscop is Director of the Europe in the World Programme at the Egmont–Royal Institute for International Relations in Brussels and Professor at Ghent University. He is an Honorary Fellow of the European Security and Defence College (ESDC), and an Officer in the Order of the Crown of the Kingdom of Belgium.
In a world that has returned to great power rivalry, understanding the grand strategy of these powers is crucial. This book introduces ten key terms for analysing grand strategy and shows how the world’s great powers – the United States, China, Russia and the European Union (EU) – shape their strategic decisions today.
Outlining the steps needed for a less confrontational grand strategy and a more peaceful and stable world order, this lively and accessible introduction shows how the choices made in each of these ten areas will determine the course of world politics in the first half of the 21st century.
“A leading European expert giving wise counsel to strategy makers on both sides of the Atlantic, for a community of values that has choppy waters behind it, likely to face further rough seas ahead. Strongly recommended empirically-derived navigation aids for practitioners!” - Beatrice Heuser, University of Glasgow “An excellent and readable book. His analysis is clear and his suggestions for the future pertinent. He provides a comprehensive framework for understanding strategies in general, let alone the Grand Strategies of major powers.” - General Sir Rupert Smith KCB DSO OBE QGM "A timely work accessible to practitioners, illuminating to scholars, and instructive to students....elegantly combines theory, history, and current-policy analysis to provide not only a primer on Gra...